Summit Junior Hurdle
The Summit Junior Hurdle is a Grade 2 National Hunt hurdle race in Great Britain which is open to horses aged three years. It is run at Lingfield Park over a distance of about 2 miles and 110 yards (3,319 metres), and during its running there are eight hurdles to be jumped. The race is for novice hurdlers, and it is scheduled to take place each year in December.
It is presently one of two National Hunt events run at Lingfield Park which have graded status. Both of these races, the Summit Junior Hurdle and the December Novices' Chase, are contested on the same day.
Winners since 1988
|1988||Take Issue||Dale McKeown||John Sutcliffe|
|no race 1989|
|1990||Oh So Risky||Paul Holley||David Elsworth|
|1991||None So Brave||Jamie Osborne||Reg Akehurst|
|1992||Dare to Dream||David Bridgwater||Reg Akehurst|
|1993||Admiral's Well||Mick Fitzgerald||Reg Akehurst|
|1994||Anzum||Robert Massey||David Nicholson|
|no race 1995|
|1996||Serenus||John Kavanagh||Nicky Henderson|
|1997||Buddy Marvel||Paul Carberry||Oliver Sherwood|
|1998||Hors La Loi III||Thierry Doumen||François Doumen|
|1999||Grand Seigneur||Thierry Doumen||François Doumen|
|no race 2000–02|
|2003||Mondul||Ollie McPhail||Milton Harris|
|2004||Salut Saint Cloud||Brian Crowley||Gary L. Moore|
|no race 2005–06  |
|2007||Lemon Silk||Paul O'Neill||Kahlil Burke|
|no race 2008–09 |
- pedigreequery.com – Summit Junior Hurdle – Lingfield.
- rte.ie – "Lingfield abandoned due to frost" (2005).
- breakingnews.ie – "Lingfield abandoned" (2006).
- rte.ie – "Cheltenham and Lingfield abandoned" (2008).
- breakingnews.ie – "Lingfield cancels hurdle meet" (2009).